The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show Mortgage Mayhem Listen 20 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/58442/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend New York Times economics reporter Edmund Andrews was familiar with the dangers of easy mortgages from dubious lenders, but wound up taking the same kind of sub-prime mortgage that brought the economy to its knees. He tells his story in Busted: Life Inside the Great Mortgage Meltdown.